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Variance Chart

Power BI Certified xViz Visual
The Variance Chart for Power BI provides users with the capability to compare performance and benchmark with variance visualized in both absolute & % terms. The custom visual helps you to analyze comparisons of two values across three distinct visualizations (comparison chart, variance chart and variance percentage) integrated into one visual control.

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Key Features


Display Average value

Display averages for performance, benchmark, absolute and overall relative variance
Plot area

Plot area Customization

Customize plot area and chart display to meet your business’s needs


Sort by different metrics – performance, comparison, absolute or relative variance
Various chart types

Series Type

Select among various options to display series,including Stacked, Pinned, Line and Column/Bar


Choose to display chart horizontally or vertically

Consolidated Tooltip

Gather all needed data in one view

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For any feature requests or questions about this advanced custom visual, please write to us at community.xviz.com

What do I get in the PRO version?

Features xViz Variance Chart FREExViz Variance Chart PRO
Number Formatting 
Advanced Editor
Legend → Enable RTL Support
Legend customization
Export Utilities menu
Customize plot area width
Show Average
Lasso & Reverse Lasso Selection
Deviation bars
Error bars
Conditional Formatting Legend
Series Pattern and Color
Multiple Y axes
Customize Number of Data Series
Several Series Types
Advanced Tooltip
Width Customization of Series
Custom Theme
Summary Table
Marker Customization
Axis Formatting
Data Labels
Semantic Formatting
Utility Menu
Sort based on any measure
Customize Data Series
– Not Available – Available in Desktop – Available in Desktop & Service

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